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Construction Project Scheduling and Control, 3rd Edition


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Bad scheduling can doom a construction project from the start

8 May 2015 – New York, USA –John Wiley & Sons, Inc., one of America’s largest publishers of technical, educational and management books has announced the publication of Construction Project Scheduling and Control, 3rd Edition, by Mubarak Saleh, PhD. The book was published in March 2015. A Red Vector Bundle edition was issued in April.

150508-pmwj35-saleh-BOOKConstruction Project Scheduling and Control provides a comprehensive examination of the analytical methods used to devise a reasonable, efficient, and successful schedule for construction projects of all sizes. This updated third edition contains new information on building image modeling (BIM) and its relationship to project scheduling and control, as well as thorough coverage of the latest developments in the field.

Written by a career construction professional, this informative text introduces students to new concepts in CPM scheduling, including the author’s own Dynamic Minimum Lag technique. The expanded glossary and acronym list facilitate complete understanding, and the numerous solved and unsolved problems help students test their knowledge and apply critical thinking to issues in construction scheduling. A complete instructor’s manual provides solutions to all problems in the book, test questions for each chapter, and additional exam questions for more comprehensive testing.

The entire success of a construction process hinges on an efficient, well-thought out schedule, which is strictly defined while allowing for inevitable delays and changes. This book helps students learn the processes, tools, and techniques used to make projects run smoothly, with expert guidance toward the realities of this complex function.

  • Discover realistic scheduling solutions and cutting edge methods
  • Learn the duties, responsibilities, and techniques of project control
  • Get up to date on the latest in sustainability, BIM, and lean construction
  • Explore the software tools that help coordinate scheduling

Saleh Mubarak, PhD, is an independent consultant in the field of construction project management, based in Tampa, Florida, focusing on training, writing, public speaking, and consulting. He is a former professor at a number of universities and an active member of PMI and AACE International. He served on the PMI committee that created the professional scheduler certification exam, PSP. He has more than 25 years of diversified and international experience including academia and industry; private and public sectors. He is also the author of How to Estimate with RSMeans Data, published by Wiley.

More about the book can be found at: http://www.wiley.com/WileyCDA/WileyTitle/productCd-1118846001.html

For information about the Red Vector Bundle, go to: http://www.wiley.com/WileyCDA/WileyTitle/productCd-1119104734,subjectCd-BA31.html

John Wiley & Sons, Inc., based in New York, is one of the world’s largest publishers in the business, scientific, technical and professional fields. Wiley’s Scientific, Technical, Medical, and Scholarly (STMS) business, also known as Wiley-Blackwell, serves the world’s research and scholarly communities.   Wiley’s Professional/Trade (P/T) business serves professionals and consumers with books, subscription content, and information services. To see their project management titles, visit http://www.wiley.com/WileyCDA/Section/id-350171.html.